I began my career working with children and teenagers and have since developed a passion for hI will always have a special place in my heart for children and teenagers. I began my career working with kids and have since developed a passion for helping them to grow into better versions of themselves. I have worked with children from ages 8-17 years old in Camden, Atlantic, Gloucester, Salem, and Cape May counties. Currently, I work with kids out of my Blackwood, NJ office who are struggling in the following areas:
My goal in working with minors is to help empower them to make better decisions for their In working with minors, I encourage parents and guardians to be active in the treatment process. My treatment style often focuses on ways to empower minors to make better decisions for their futures, develop a sense of confidence in themselves, and learn how to appropriately manage difficult feelings that can often arise during the transition from childhood into adulthood. I implement CBT and DBT skills to help manage urges and impulses. I also provide education on development of the brain and how children’s brain development can impact their emotions and behaviors. At times, I will also invite family members into the therapy sessions so that they may help the child to remember the skills learned in therapy when they are not in the session.
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